• karnataka home minister faults the media for projecting

    Karnataka Home Minister faults the media for projecting Bengaluru as œrape city

    Politics | November 05, 2014 20:15 IST

    Bengaluru:  Facing heat over increasing sexual assaults of minor girls in schools, Karnataka Home Minister K J George today waded into a controversy as he blamed the media for highlighting “only such news” and projecting

  • bukhari row court accepts plea to hear matter on nov 26

    Bukhari row: Court accepts plea, to hear matter on Nov 26

    India | November 05, 2014 19:51 IST

    Deoria:  An application has been moved in a court here against Shahi Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid Syed Ahmed Bukhari for not inviting Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his son's anointment as the next chief

  • social media being used to instigate communal riots rajnath

    Social media being used to instigate communal riots: Rajnath Singh

    Politics | November 05, 2014 19:27 IST

    Monaco:  Seeking global cooperation in combating cyber-crime, India has said social media is increasingly being used to instigate communal riots and women and children are equally vulnerable in cyberspace as in the real world.Addressing the

  • bjp questions minority quota in samajwadi pension scheme

    BJP questions minority quota in Samajwadi Pension Scheme

    Politics | November 05, 2014 18:33 IST

    Lucknow: The BJP Wednesday accused the Samajwadi Party (SP) government in Uttar Pradesh of flouting laid-down norms and provisions of the Indian Constitution in its blind bid to appease its minority vote bank.Soon after Chief

  • home ministry seeks report on killing of two youth in

    Home Ministry seeks report on killing of two youth in Kashmir

    India | November 05, 2014 18:00 IST

    New Delhi:  The Home Ministry today sought a report from Jammu and Kashmir government on the killing of two youth allegedly by Army personnel in Budgam district.  In a communication, the Home Ministry asked the

  • don t tarnish entire community madani

    Don't tarnish entire community: Madani

    India | November 05, 2014 17:47 IST

    Kolkata:  Accusing central agencies and Ministry of Home Affairs of being involved in witchhunting in the Burdwan blast case, Jamat-Ulama-e-Hind general secretary Maulana Mahmood Madani today alleged that a conspiracy is on to “tarnish” the

  • bangladeshi muslims should be pushed back praveen togadia

    Bangladeshi Muslims should be pushed back: Praveen Togadia

    India | November 05, 2014 17:06 IST

    Kolkata:  Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) today demanded that Muslims who had come from Bangladesh should be treated as infiltrators and pushed back. “Infiltration should be finished in India,” VHP international working president Praveen Togadia said adding

  • mamata banerjee slams centre for deregulation of diesel

    Mamata Banerjee slams Centre for deregulation of diesel price

    Politics | November 05, 2014 16:50 IST

    Kolkata:  Deregulation of diesel and fertiliser prices and the issue of FDI in rail and defence today drew fire from West Bengal Chief Mamata Banerjee, who said Trinamool Congress would raise the matter in Parliament.

  • nia seeks 15 days custody of burdwan blast accused

    NIA seeks 15 days custody of Burdwan blast accused

    India | November 05, 2014 16:07 IST

    Kolkata: The NIA, investigating the Burdwan blast case, today prayed before a city court for 15 days' custody of accused Abdul Hakim, who was released from hospital after undergoing treatment for injuries incurred during the

  • mayawati seeks president s rule in up

    Mayawati seeks President's rule in UP

    Politics | November 05, 2014 15:48 IST

    Lucknow: Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and BSP President Mayawati today reiterated her demand for imposition of President's rule in the state.  “I want to repeat that as the situation of development and law and

  • expect insurance bill to be passed in winter session arun

    Expect Insurance Bill to be passed in Winter session: Arun Jaitley

    Politics | November 05, 2014 15:40 IST

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today expressed hope that the long-pending and controversial Insurance Amendment Bill, that seeks to raise FDI in the sector from existing 26% to 49%, will get Parliament nod in

  • no plan to review railway fares sadananda gowda

    No plan to review railway fares: Sadananda Gowda

    Politics | November 03, 2014 22:56 IST

    New Delhi:  Railways has no plans to review passenger fares in wake of recent drop in fuel prices, Railway Minister D V Sadananda Gowda today said. Any decision in this regard would be taken when Railways

  • 13 ias among other officials transferred in uttarakhand

    13 IAS among other officials transferred in Uttarakhand

    India | November 03, 2014 19:39 IST

    Dehradun:  In a major reshuffle, 15 officials including 13 IAS officers were transferred today in Uttarakhand. Joint Secretary (personnel) Atar Singh said that the Principal Secretary Forest and Environment, Ranbir Singh, was given additional charge

  • six killed 26 injured in assam road mishaps

    Six killed, 26 injured in Assam road mishaps

    India | November 03, 2014 18:17 IST

    Diphu/Rangiya (Assam):  Six people were killed and 26 others injured in two different mishaps in Assam's Karbi Anglong and Kamrup (Rural) districts today, police said.Five people were killed on the spot and four others critically

  • bjp clinches pre poll tie up with ajsu in jharkhand

    BJP clinches pre-poll tie-up with AJSU in Jharkhand

    Politics | November 03, 2014 17:47 IST

    New Delhi: BJP today clinched an alliance with All Jharkhand Students Unions for Jharkhand Assembly elections under which its junior partner will contest eight of the 81 seats in the state.AJSU chief Sudesh Mahto today

  • create more jobs in non farm sector to address poverty

    Create more jobs in non-farm sector to address poverty: Pranab Mukherjee

    India | November 03, 2014 17:36 IST

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said more jobs need to be created in non-farm sector as employment creation is the most potent tool for bringing down poverty.Addressing a summit on livelihood security, he

  • relations between up and centre must improve ram naik

    Relations between UP and Centre must improve: Ram Naik

    Politics | November 03, 2014 17:27 IST

    Lakhimpur Kheri: Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik today said that relations between the state and Centre must improve for the good of the state.  “Relations between UP and Centre are not like those between India

  • bsf alerts positions along pakistan bordering punjab

    BSF alerts positions along Pakistan bordering Punjab

    India | November 02, 2014 23:12 IST

    New Delhi:  BSF was tonight put on high alert along the Indo-Pak border in Punjab after a suicide bomber blew himself up in a crowd across Amritsar's Wagah sector in Pakistan leaving at least 52

  • rajnath to attend interpol meet today to visit israel too

    Rajnath to attend Interpol meet today; to visit Israel too

    India | November 03, 2014 9:22 IST

    New Delhi:  Home Minister Rajnath Singh will represent India at Interpol's General Assembly beginning today in Monaco, where he is expected to seek support for cases having international ramifications, including those related to terror.The Home

  • nepal india to start bus services between kathmandu and

    Nepal India to start bus services between Kathmandu and Delhi

    India | November 02, 2014 20:57 IST

    Kathmandu: India and Nepal have finalised a new agreement to boost people to people contacts and promote tourism by planning bus services on three routes from Kathmandu and Pokhara to New Delhi and Varanasi later